The City of Kirkland is committed to the health and safety of both residents and visitors. It is our top priority. In compliance with ongoing health and safety recommendations, many 2022 signature Kirkland events have transformed to virtual. Please check our events calendar frequently for new offerings including livestream performances, concerts, self-guided hikes and much more. We hope to welcome you to our shores soon to experience all that Kirkland has to offer. In the meantime, please stay healthy.  

Kirkland Events & COVID-19


If you’ve recreated or relaxed along any of Kirkland’s vibrant, sandy shorelines, it should come as no surprise that in 2020, Kirkland landed on Wallethub’s esteemed list of the country’s best lakefront beach towns. Our sparkling City’s firmly held position six! 

Kirkland is synonymous for lakeside fun in the summer sun, with beaches offering everything from energetic, packed shorelines, to meandering lakeside pathways filled with wildlife. Our stunning collection of lakeside beaches boasts lush walking trails, sandy sports courts, endless opportunities for on-the-water adventures, spectacular views, and docks that jut boldly out over Lake Washington’s refreshing depths. There is something for everyone to enjoy, no matter what your passion!

Water Activities

Kirkland is home to beautiful waterfront parks and beaches with an array of boating activities. Spectacular year-round sunsets reflect the mood of the region and the season.

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